Gahnia J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.

First published in Char. Gen. Pl.: 51 (1776)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to Pacific and New Zealand.

Distribution

Native to:

Borneo, China South-Central, China Southeast, Cook Is., Fiji, Hainan, Hawaii, Jawa, Malaya, Maluku, Marquesas, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Society Is., Solomon Is., South Australia, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tasmania, Thailand, Tubuai Is., Vanuatu, Victoria, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., Western Australia

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Barrabé, L. [1468] New Caledonia K001765765 No
Wilson, K.L.; Frank, K. [8936; NSW 364112] Australia K000307776 Type Yes
Drummond, J. [s.n.] Australia K000960147 Isotype Yes
Diell, J. [47] United States Lampocarya K004000017 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0